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luge, sport, ice, speed, performance, training, physical, conditioning, strength, velocity, exercises, winter, olympic, sled

Luge start: Link with anthropometric factors and upper body strength

by P. Debraux | 23 February 2018

Ice and speed sport, the luge implies a significant participation of the upper body at the start of the event. But what are the parameters related to the starting performance ?

BMX, bicycle cross, race, games, olympic, sport, training, sprint, performance

Start in BMX: What are the factors of performance ?

by A. Manolova | 21 February 2018

During a BMX race, the performance on the first straight line is decisive on the riders final rank. Therefore, it seems important to identify the mechanical variables related to the sprint start.

handball, player, bench press, throwing, ball, velocity, relation, science, sport, performance, high-level

Relationship between throwing velocity and bench press in handball players

by P. Debraux | 10 February 2018

Handball trhowing is a complex motor task that involves many factors. The authors of this article have attempted to determine if some of the performance parameters were correlated with resistance training.

ice hockey, skate blade, ice, blades, performance, friction, resistance, speed, sliding, science, sport

Friction in Ice Hockey: Comparison of different models of skate blades

by A. Manolova | 9 February 2018

In ice hockey, equipment plays an important role in performance. Nevertheless, the contact of the skate blades with the ice generates friction forces which contribute to reducing the speed of movement...

volleyball, sport, performance, competition, periodization, resistance training, female, elite, force, power, strength, conditioning, linear

Influence of resistance training during a season in volleyball players

by P. Debraux | 27 January 2018

This article discusses the benefits of linear periodization on vertical jump performance and body composition over a season in elite women volleyball players.

cycling,frontal area, aerodynamic, drag, speed, force, resistance, optimization, sport, performance

Field method for assessing the cycling frontal area

by P. Debraux | 25 January 2018

In cycling, the aerodynamic resistance depends mainly on the drag coefficient and the projected frontal area...

elastic,resistance,bands,band,power,jump,force-velocity profile,science,rugby,performance,sport

Interests of elastic bands for the development of power in rugby players

by A. Manolova | 20 January 2018

Effects of different set-ups with elastic bands on muscular power and performance during a countermovement jump in rugby players.

squat, kinetic, box, strength, conditioning, force, speed, study, science

Kinetic and muscular differences between the squat and box squat

by A. Manolova | 18 January 2018

What effects does the squat box have on kinetic variables and muscular activity compared to the traditional squat?

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